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Do you care for someone who has a learning disability? Would you like the chance to talk to other carers? We have a new monthly support group for carers who are looking after someone who has a learning disability. This group is an informal chance to gain...
Newcastle Carers is now a Safe Place. Safe Places is a nationwide scheme offering people with learning disabilities a place of safety if they feel threatened or worried by anything or anyone. Further information about Safe Places, including how your...
Every month Newcastle Carers run a session for professionals who would like to learn more about their services.  The sessions are usually run 10:30am -11:30am on the first Tuesday of every month. Please see the dates below for 2014: Tuesday 11 November...
There is a new performing arts academy in Newcastle. It runs every Saturday 10am to 4pm and is for people with learning disabilities. For more information, see http://www.friendsaction.co.uk/locations/performing-arts-academy
Would you like the opportunity to do something for yourself? A small grant from the Carers Opportunities Fund can provide a payment to help you to do something for yourself as a carer. This might include help towards the costs of learning a new skill or...
Launch Event The Learning Disability Care Forum is a new partnership group set up for those interested in the care, support and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities living in North Tyneside. The Care Forum is open to everyone. We want to tell...
The NHS are recommending that people with learning disabilities and support staff get flu vaccinations. People with learning disabilities are recognised as being in a clinically 'at risk' group and are specifically targetted for flu immunisation. Please...
The Care Act 2014 is a new piece of legislation that brings together and modernises social care law Over the next few months you will see more updates about the Act and find out how you can get further information or get involved.  One of the key changes...
BBC Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley speaks out for people with learning disabilities: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29792178
Come to a meeting on Tuesday, 21st October 2014 from 10am until 1pm at The Meadows, Waterville Road, North Shields, NE29 6BA. David Robinson will talk about his work with LD North East and Healthwatch. We will also like to hear people’s views on ‘Being...